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January 30, 2017 – 2:12 pm

“Don’t we all treat suffering as a disruption to existence, instead of an inevitable part of it? He wondered what would happen if you could ‘reincorporate your version of reality, of normalcy, to accommodate suffering.’”
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Bijoyeta Das

July 11, 2011 – 2:07 pm
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Bijoyeta Das is a freelance photographer and multimedia journalist. She has reported from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Turkey and USA and holds a masters degree in Journalism from Northeastern University, Boston USA.
Das continues to document human-interest …

Kandahar Treasure

December 8, 2010 – 3:00 pm
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Rangina Hamidi founded Kandahar Treasure in 2003 with a group of 25 women from the Kandahar area. It started out as a non -profit project of the Afghans for Civil Society and has expanded to over …

Root Capital

November 8, 2010 – 10:50 am
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In Latin America and Africa, Root Capital is providing loans to small businesses and Fair Trade products to socially-minded consumers.
From coffee and honey in Tanzania to cotton and timber in Peru, Root Capital invests in …

Stop the Execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

November 4, 2010 – 1:45 pm
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Stoning is a punishment that many people associate with the Old Testament and times long past, which is probably why the story of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has shocked world leaders and human rights activists alike.
Sakineh …

Caleb’s Hope

October 20, 2010 – 12:47 pm
Holly Dignard

In Northern Uganda, women and children are ostracized and left to die by their communities because they carry the stigma of being a former child soldier and being HIV-positive. Caleb’s Hope has made it their …

Hour Children

October 18, 2010 – 10:52 am
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Serving time in prison is a hardship, and for mothers, serving time comes with numerous other complications. They want to stay close to their children, and they need to stay clean, speak with social workers …